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Tosh has announced an enterprise SSD with competitor-beating performance numbers. The MKx001GRZB – Tosh doesn't go in for catchy brand names – is a 2.5-inch form factor and comes with the same 100, 200 and 400GB capacity points as Hitachi GST's Ultrastar SSD announced in November, and has performance heavily skewed to read I/Os …

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Pronunciation

"MKx001GRZB" - takes anywhere between 5 - 10 seconds to read in a Texan accent. More after one beer.

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Mark one grizzly bear?

Any word on pricing for the aforementioned "MKx001GRZB" ?

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Pricing

It's an enterprise, "special" SLC SSD with a SAS/SATA 6Gbps interface. Therefore, the price falls into the "if you have to ask, you can't afford it" category.

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arithmetic

120,000 IOS on a 3Gb/s interface, Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm

120,000 * 4K = 480,000K

call that 480MB/s

on a 3Gb/s interface?

Nice trick.

Like the idea of 120,000 IOS though, that is 600 disk drives worth of poke!

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Increasing competition

Looks like the SSD industry is changing focus to enterprise level products. Chasing margin.

OCZ have new products.

HSGT and Intel have new products

Toshiba as the article

Etc etc

What impact is this going to have on STEC?

Is there enough of a market for all the new players?

Great for consumers though?

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